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How to apply to KU's certificate program in nuclear medicine technology

Note: the application cycle for this program has closed for students beginning class in fall 2024. The application will open for the next class on Sept. 1, 2024.

You must meet very specific requirements for admission to this program. No exceptions or substitutions to prerequisites and qualifications are allowed.

If you do not meet the application requirements as stated, your application will be immediately disqualified. Please double check all the requirements before making application. Our frequently asked questions may also be helpful. Review the technical standards. Upon acceptance into the program, you must confirm meeting all technical standards by signing the technical standards acknowledgement form.

The application deadline is February 1 for priority status. We may accept applications after the deadline if spots remain in the class beginning the following fall semester. Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Review the eligibility requirements, including information for international students.
  2. Review the technical standards.
  3. Gather the following information before beginning your online application:

Resume — Upload a resume with the application. Have this file saved and ready before beginning.

References — Select two individuals as references who will answer questions to provide a recommendation based on your performance in academic or professional settings. College instructors and past supervisors are good choices. A third reference may be an individual who knows the student on a personal level outside of a work or classroom setting. Please make sure each reference is willing to submit answers to the questionnaire online. They will receive a link via email.

Transcripts — Arrange to have one official copy of each transcript from every college and university attended sent directly to KU Medical Center.

If the institution provides electronic transcripts, please have them sent to dxsciences@kumc.eduIf using the U.S. national transcripts clearinghouse, please do NOT select "University of Kansas" and instead use the email address provided here.

Paper transcripts can be mailed to the following address:

KU School of Health Professions
Attn: NMT Admissions
MS 1013 / 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

Personal Statement Questions — On the application, please carefully and thoughtfully answer each of the questions presented.

Admissions requirements and prerequisites are subject to change.

Advising and Questions

Do you want to learn more about KU's certificate program in nuclear medicine technology? photo of Alex LopezWe're here to answer questions and provide assistance as you explore the field of respiratory care! It is very important to contact us for advising as early as possible in your college career.

High school students, counselors and those in their early years of college study may contact Alex Lopez, our school's outreach and recruitment specialist, with questions at or 913-588-1743 (711 TTY).

photo of Jamie NobleIf you've completed college coursework and considering applying to KU's certificate program in nuclear medicine technology, please contact Jamie Noble (, program director, for academic advising or answers to any of your questions.

KU School of Health Professions

University of Kansas Medical Center
Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Science
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 1013
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-4630 • 711 TTY